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UK bids farewell to coronavirus hero Captain Tom Moore with plane fly-past, gun salute at funeral

Britain bid farewell on Saturday to Captain Tom Moore with a nationally televised funeral for the 100-year-old war veteran who became a global hero for his extraordinary fundraising efforts during the pandemic.Soldiers formed a guard of honour at the small ceremony held by Moore’s family at a crematorium in Bedford in central England.Six soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment, the successor to the one Moore served in during world war II, carried his coffin, draped with the Union flag and his…


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